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Insiders said U.N. monitors are worried about Iran's relative inaction to date on nuclear-transparency steps it pledged to take by August, Reuters reports.
British lawmakers lashed their government for approving sales of potential chemical-arms ingredients to Syria as recently as 2012, according to the BBC.
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The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria may be gaining an edge over al-Qaida in a battle for the loyalty of young supporters, Reuters reports.
July 23, 2014 | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Nuclear Weapons Effects
A new assessment warns that the deadly climatic effects of a regional nuclear war would last longer than previously predicted, the Daily Mail reports.
July 23, 2014 | Deterrence , Delivery System Trade and Commerce , Missile Defense , Missile Defense Cooperation
Japan will soon begin constructing two more Aegis antimissile ships in response to North Korea's recent missile tests, the Yomiuri Shimbun reports.
Congressional auditors are complaining that a dearth of data is making it difficult to judge progress in improving a key homeland antimissile system.
A U.S. agency said it "may never know" how a hazardous type of avian influenza was sent to another site alongside a more benign strain, Reuters reports.
July 22, 2014 | Patrick Tucker | Missile Defense
The Iron Dome may have more than a few cracks.
Quote of the Day
Tom Skinner, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spokesman, on what caused a March safety lapse where a lab flu sample was contaminated with a much more dangerous strain and unknowingly transported off-site.
We may never know.